Here, Ralph Lauren speaks candidly about his life and art and invites readers to see his sources of inspiration, his feelings, his unique design sensibility and what he loves.
This sumptuously illustrated book brings together the work of Henri Matisse and Richard Diebenkorn as never before, illuminating unexpected resonances that connect the two artists across time and space. Featuring stunning pairings of more than 80 paintings and drawings, this book... read more
An Era of the Invincible The making of Marvel's household heroes It was an age of mighty heroes, misunderstood monsters, and complex villains. With the publication, in November 1961, of Fantastic Four No. 1, comics giant Marvel inaugurated a transformative era in pop ... read more
An all-new, jewel-like, reader-friendly format gives new life to this relaunch of an international best-seller. Leonardo da Vinci artist, inventor, and prototypical Renaissance man is a perennial source of fascination because of his astonishing intellect and boundless curiosity... read more
An artist has an obligation to the art of his or her people. It's the people's art. It doesn't belong to you. It must identify Maori to Maori if it is going to remain relevant about our tribal beliefs, values and mana in today's and tomorrow's world." Through... read more
Art scams are today so numerous that the specter of a lawsuit arising from a mistaken attribution has scared a number of experts away from the business of authentication, and with good reason. Art scams are increasingly convincing and involve incredible sums of money. The cons perpetrated by unscrupul... read more
|Author:||Christchurch Art Gallery Staff (Contribution by)|
Art & Design
|Series:||Little Books of Art|
A beautifully presented little book of artworks of birds. Features hardcover with gold foil, gilt page edges and gold ribbon.
"The face is characterized by a specific expressiveness and is thus an important part of composition. To be able to draw it correctly requires considerable prior knowledge. One must understand the art of measuring, the rules of perspective and the intricacies of drawing simple forms. The capturing and... read more
New edition of this essential handbook for all artists, covering everything from pencil drawing to digital printing. Whether you're interested in the traditional art methods of drawing, painting and printmaking or modern art techniques such as digital photography, digital p... read more
This unique painting course will teach you all the skills you need to create beautiful oil paintings in just 10 steps. Follow the series of simple projects to master essential techniques, then pull them all together in the final step to create a striking work of art
Art Deco was one of the most captivating and popular artistic movements of the 20th century, and its iconic blend of luxury and simplicity still possesses the power to bewitch. This volume brings an entirely original approach to the subject, collecting and featuring some 250 post... read more